Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.56°NLon: -77.81°WElev: 33ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 11 Feb 1:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ENE Saint Helena NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before noon, then rain.  High near 36. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 29. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 17.

    Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 32.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the evening.
Friday
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before noon, then rain. High near 36. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Friday Night
A chance of rain, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 29. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 17.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ENE Saint Helena NC
 34.56°N 77.81°W (Elev. 10 ft)
1:22 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
2pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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